Healthcare Reform: Will a Milestone Turn Into a Millstone?

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Two months ago, healthcare reform seemed all but dead, and there was talk that, despite Democratic majorities in both houses of Congress, President Obama might be unable to govern. Late last night, after House Democrats passed massive healthcare reform, he proclaimed that his party had overcome partisanship, special interests, cynicism and fear. While nobody disagrees that House Democrats made history, Republicans are already talking "repeal" and predicting they'll take back the Congress in the November elections. Will they be the ultimate winners, or can Democrats persuade the voters that specific provisions are in their best interests after all?

Credits

Guests:
Noam Levey - Los Angeles Times - @NoamLevey , Judy Chu - Congresswoman (D-CA), Lawrence O'Donnell - MSNBC - @Lawrence, Rich Galen - Mullings.com - @richgalen, Barry Friedman - Vice Dean, New York University Law School

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Christian Bordal